Help Needed: TEST FC5 KERNELS!

Philippe Rigault prigault at
Wed Mar 8 17:44:16 UTC 2006

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> Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 11:44:31 -0500
> From: Warren Togami <wtogami at>
> Subject: Help Needed: TEST FC5 KERNELS!
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> If you are running rawhide FC5 on any architecture, please update to the
> latest kernel here often, reboot and test.  We need your feedback very
> quickly if a new kernel here causes regressions, because we are rapidly
> approaching what will become the FC5 final kernel.
> If your box is SMP or dual-core, please test booting the uniprocessor
> and multi-processor kernels if your architecture has both kernel builds.
>   In cases where we have separate uniprocessor and SMP kernels (x86 and
> ppc), we need both tested because the installer uses uniprocessor while
> your yum updated system might not by default.
> Please keep in mind that we are only interested in regressions in things
> that would break installation and booting at this point.  If issue has
> always existed in past Fedora, then it would not be useful to push it
> Thank you,
> Warren Togami
> wtogami at


Tested on x86_64 (Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi)

Compared with 2.6.15-1_1955_FC5:
 - No regressions.
 - Critical bug 174068 seems fixed with this kernel, Great!



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